05Aug

Psalm 19

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 19 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/8-5-18_psalm_19.mp3   CS Lewis described Psalm 19 as the greatest poem in the Psalter and one of the greatest lyrics in the world. I have not read enough poetry to fully, with intellectual honesty, agree with…

22Jul

Psalms 6-8

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalms 6-8 Preacher: Tom Herring http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/7-22-18%20Psalms6-8.mp3 It is amazing what one can see by reading and rereading Scripture. Additionally, it is, perhaps, even more amazing when what one sees begins to be worked into the fabric of one’s life. Or…

01Jul

Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Mark 4:26-29; Psalms 1-5 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/7-1-18-Psalm1-5.mp3 Time moves quickly. Perhaps this often mentioned saying is more apparent today, at the half-way point for the year. In light of this it is good to take a look around and evaluate…

17Jun

Psalm 4

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 4 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-17-18Psalm4.mp3 Sleep. We all need it. Rhythm. Without it life remains chaotic. In light of these realities, let us seek to ‘start’ our day well by ‘ending’ it well. SELAH. 6.17.18 Psalm4 sermon ppt

10Jun

Psalm 3

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 3 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-10-18-Psalm3.mp3 Everyone reading this has had difficulty in their life. In fact, everyone not reading this has had difficulty in their life as well. So, one could say difficulty is a constant…the variable is in how we…

03Jun

Psalm 2

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 2 & Psalm 1 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-3-18-Psalm2.mp3 Psalm 1 & Psalm 2 have both been called “pre-prayer” psalms, meaning they help to orient us toward the psalter (book of Psalms) as a whole. Both of them contain contrasts. Both of…

27May

Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 1 & Psalm 150  Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/5-27-18_Psalm1_150.mp3 Prayer is vital for a follower of Jesus. For one thing, it helps form us into the people God desires us to be. Additionally, it can provide us with a sense of rhythm…

13May

Series: “New” Text: Matthew 28:16-20; Romans 12:1-2; Colossians 3:1-2 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/New/5-13-18%20a%20new%20look%20%40%20our%20mind.mp3 In seeking to follow Jesus, the importance of our mind cannot be overlooked. So how do we work towards a new look at our mind in light of the Resurrection of Jesus?  

29Apr

Series: “New” Text: Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Matthew 6:7-14 Preacher: Brent McCrory How do we take a new look at prayer? What are current ways prayer is viewed. While it is not possible to cover everything in this sermon…it was an attempt to blend together two opposites along with time-tested prayers. http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/New/4-29-18%20a%20new%20look%20%40%20prayer.mp3

15Apr

Series: “New”  Text: Psalm 105; Luke 24:36-48 Preacher: Brent McCrory Community…a place to belong…to both be known and know others… There are other descriptors, but the idea of community resonates deeply with humanity. Difficulty…feeling out of place…fear of disclosing the real me… There are other descriptors, but the “working out” of community…